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YOGA VASISHTHA | MITRA | VOL 2.1 | BOOK III | CHAP CXIV

|| VERSE 02 | DESCRIPTION OF ERROR ||

As the particles of snow , melt away at the sight of the sun , so is this ignorance dispelled in a moment , by a glance of the Supreme Spirit .


YOGA VASISHTHA | MITRA | VOL 2.1 | BOOK III | CHAP CXIV

|| VERSE 04 | DESCRIPTION OF ERROR ||

As long as the desire of seeing the Supreme Spirit , does not rise of itself , so long there is no end of this ignorance and insensibility .


YOGA VASISHTHA | MITRA | VOL 2.1 | BOOK III | CHAP CXIV

|| VERSE 5+6 | DESCRIPTION OF ERROR ||

The Sight of the All-Pervading GOD , the Supreme Spirit , destroys the knowledge of our self-existence , which is caused by our ignorance ; as the Light of the Sun , destroys the shadows of things . < : OM ! OM ! OM ! : >


YOGA VASISHTHA | MITRA | VOL 2.1 | BOOK III | CHAP CXIV

|| VERSE 12 | DESCRIPTION OF ERROR ||

That which is not the subject of thought , which is all-pervasive , and the thought of which is beyond expression and comprehension is the Universal Spirit .


YOGA VASISHTHA | MITRA | VOL 2.1 | BOOK III | CHAP CXIV

|| VERSE 13 | DESCRIPTION OF ERROR ||

That which reaches , to the highest empyrean of GOD , and stretches over the lowest plots of grass on Earth , is the all-pervading spirit at all times , and unknown to the ignorant


YOGA VASISHTHA | MITRA | VOL 2.1 | BOOK III | CHAP CXIV

|| VERSE 14 | DESCRIPTION OF ERROR ||

All this is verily BRAHMAN , eternal and imperishable intelligence . To IT no imagination of the mind can reach at any time .


YOGA VASISHTHA | MITRA | VOL 2.1 | BOOK III | CHAP CXIV

|| VERSE 16 | DESCRIPTION OF ERROR ||

Which is one and one alone , all and all-pervading , and imperishable Unity ; which is incomprehensible in thought , and is only of the form of Intellect < : Consciousness , Intelligence : > , is the Universal Spirit .


YOGA VASISHTHA | MITRA | VOL 2.1 | BOOK III | CHAP CXIV

|| VERSE 17 | DESCRIPTION OF ERROR ||

It is accompanied with the ever-existent , all-extending , pure and undisturbed Intellect < : Consciousness , Intelligence : > , and is that calm , quiet , even and unchanging state of Soul , which is called the Divine Spirit .


YOGA VASISHTHA | MITRA | VOL 2.1 | BOOK III | CHAP CXIV

|| VERSE 22 | DESCRIPTION OF ERROR ||

The exertion of human efforts , gives rise to the expectation of fruition , but want of desire , causes the cessation of exertions ; and consequently puts a stop to the desire of employment , together with our ignorance causing the desire .


YOGA VASISHTHA | MITRA | VOL 2.1 | BOOK III | CHAP CXIV

|| VERSE 23 | DESCRIPTION OF ERROR ||

The thought that " I am distinct from BRAHMAN " , binds the mind to the world ; but the belief that " BRAHMAN IS ALL " releases the mind from its bondage .

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